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El. Bd. Op. 1979-02

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Applicability of ch. 11, Stats., to Lawyers' Judicial Endorsement Poll: A poll conducted for the purpose of endorsing candidates in which the only information disseminated to those polled is biographical information on the candidates is not political activity and, therefore, not subject to regulation under ch. 11, Stats. The same is true of a press release indicating the results of the poll. (Issued to Richard S. Gallagher, April 19, 1979)

This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 1 and was reaffirmed on March 26, 2008.